Thomas has announced that he will become the assistant coach with Macon of the SPHL, teaming up with Macon head coach and former Komet Kevin Kerr.
The Komets will remain in the Western Conference, but have been moved to the Central Division joining Indy, Kalamazoo, Quad City, Toledo, Tulsa and Wichita.
The Komets announced Thursday that veteran Shawn Szydlowski has agreed to terms and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup for 2016-17.
Komets also add Taylor Crunk to 2016-17 roster.
Fort Wayne has made qualifying offers to three forwards and one defenseman including Shawn Szydlowski (F), Garrett Thompson (F), Kyle Thomas (F) and Cody Sol (D).
K’s captain entering 13th year of professional hockey.
Appearing on the roster are 11 players including one goaltender, three defensemen and seven forwards.
Forward Brett Perlini has been dealt to Rapid City to complete a trade made with the Rush on March 9, 2016 for forward Daniel Barczuk.
February 8, 2003 was a night Komet hockey fans will never forget as Muhammad Ali thrilled the crowd of 10,503 at War Memorial Coliseum that evening.
The ECHL announced that the Premier ‘AA” League in North America and its 27 Teams for the 2016-17 Season will be available for play in the latest release in the upcoming EA SPORTS™ NHL® 17 videogame.
The Norfolk Admirals announce today that the team has named Rod Aldoff head coach for the upcoming season.
One goaltender, five defensemen and 11 forwards were placed on the list.
Bob Chase also announced he will return for his 64th season “radio rinkside.”
The Komets season came to a close with a loss at Allen on Sunday night meaning The News-Sentinel beat writer Blake Sebring and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini put a wrap on this hockey season with a final 2015-16 edition of Inside The Zone.
The Komets fell 6-4 Sunday at Allen as the Americans eliminated Fort Wayne from the ECHL Western Conference finals series 4-1.
With the win Allen has a 3-1 series lead over the Komets with Game 5 win on Sunday.
Mike Embach tallied both of Fort Wayne’s goals as the Komets earned a critical win in game three of the Western Conference Finals, beating the Allen Americans 2-1 on Thursday night.
Blake Sebring of the News Sentinel joins Jessica Starbard to discuss how the Komets can bounce back from their 0-2 defecit to Allen in the Western Conference finals.
Allen scored the game-winning goal 56 seconds into overtime.
The Komets couldn’t overcome a disastrous first period as they fell 5-3 to the Allen American in the Western Conference Finals series opener.